Malvaceae – Mallow Family

Plants in the worldwide, but mainly warm region Mallow Family (Malvaceae) are annual and perennial herbs, shrubs, and trees with simple, alternate, petioled leaves, flowers with 5 petals, 5 sepals, a superior ovary, and a distinctive central column of stamen filaments, and fruit in the form of a segmented capsule or a fleshy berry.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.